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Excelling with OpenOffice.org Calc

Excelling with OpenOffice.org Calc | Karen Ferrell
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Author: Karen Ferrell

Grades K - 8

Use some of Excelís little-know capabilities to generate number lines, find greatest common factors and least common multiples, convert Arabic numbers to Roman numerals, and more. The dice roller board game, scavenger hunt, crossword puzzle, graphs, and more are applicable to multiple curriculum areas.

Engage elementary students with colorful reinforcement of math skills, discovery activities, and colorful graphs. Challenge older students to create games and scavenger hunts, utilize formulas to check class work, make budgets, track stock prices, and more.

Explore Calcís unique capabilities and give students an experience that provides them with skills for a lifetime.

Lessons contain a teacherís page, planning page, and step-by-step student instructions. The teacherís page includes objectives, a quick grade-level appropriate guide, vocabulary utilized in the activity, and the filename of a completed sample lesson. Student planning pages are available for lessons that require pre-computer time student preparation. The easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions are broken down by Microsoft version and limited in most cases to two pages for easy copying and distribution to students.

More than a math tool!
The dice roller board game, scavenger hunt, crossword puzzle, graphs, and more are applicable to multiple curriculum areas.

Calc can do that!
Use some of Calcís little-know capabilities to generate number lines, find greatest common factors and least common multiples, convert Arabic numbers to Roman numerals, and more.

Topics for all curriculum areas:

  • Graphs
  • Plotting a picture
  • Dice roller game
  • Frequency tables
  • Crossword puzzles
  • Mad libs
  • Bingo cards
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Calendar
  • Budget
  • Linkables
  • Using OpenOffice.org as a database

Math Topics:

  • Illustrated math operations
  • Numbers chart through 100
  • Prime and composite numbers
  • Addition and multiplication facts
  • Number patterns
  • Area of rectangles, parallelograms, and triangles
  • Exploring Pi
  • Estimating the area of a circle
  • Expanded form
  • Input/Output machines
  • Mean, mode, and range
  • Greatest common factors
  • Least common multiples
  • Division
  • Roman numerals
  • Exponents
  • Absolute value
  • Square roots
  • Plotting points
  • Budgets
  • Stock market portfolio


Features and benefits:

  • National objectives
  • Grade-level guide
  • Vocabulary list
  • Planning pages
  • Step-by-step instructions for multiple versions of Microsoft Excel
  • Sample completed projects

Windows only.

Click on the links below to preview samples of this book.